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Thieves Steal Pomegranate Tree, Plants from Burbank Urban Garden  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Thieves broke into the urban garden at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, stealing a 4-year-old pomegranate tree and several ...



How Luther Burbank’s Golf Program Resurrected After 20 Years  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- It's been 20 years since Luther Burbank High School has fielded a golf team, but thanks to the community and a determined teacher, the ...



Sacramento officials want a homeless shelter at the Florin Road light rail station. Residents say 'no'  ABC10.com KXTV

City officials have one idea to combat homelessness — erect a shelter at a the Florin Road light rail station to house up to 100 hand-selected homeless citizens.



Hmong students are among the forgotten minorities of higher education  Fairfield Daily Republic

If you are driving east on Florin Road toward Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California, you will pass under a pedestrian bridge that has a message ...



VIP games held Sunday at Luther Burbank HS  KCRA Sacramento

The Very Inspirational People, or V.I.P, Track And Field Games for the disabled were held Sunday at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento. Over 300 ...



Which Sacramento schools are serving up free meals this summer  KCRA Sacramento

School is out for the summer, but dozens of Sacramento-area school cafeterias are staying open to serve free meals.



Sacramento City Unified Superintendent talks plan to avoid state takeover  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) Superintendent Jorge Aguilar spoke exclusively with ABC10 about his plan to close a ...



Here's what Sacramento-area schools are closed on Friday, Nov. 16  ABC10.com KXTV

The full breakdown of what Sacramento-area schools are closed due to poor air quality.



VIP Games at Sacramento's Luther Burbank High School  ABC10.com

Disabled students of all ages competed in a number of track and field events as part of Luther Burbank High School's VIP Games on Sunday, April 25, 2016.



Sacramento City Unified to answer questions about district budget in upcoming workshops  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) is facing a possible state takeover if it doesn't find ways to make a $34 million cut ...



Sac Schools Cut 'Hope Closet' Coordinator, Threatening Aid To Disadvantaged Students Amid Push To Lower Administrative Costs  Capital Public Radio News

A Spanish-language banner welcomes families to John Still K-8 School in the Meadowview neighborhood of Sacramento. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio.



Coroner identifies man and woman found dead in Parkway mobile home  Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento County Coroner's Office has identified a 54-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman involved in a potential homicide Tuesday night at a ...



Arizona Football defensive lineman PJ Johnson gets drafted by Detroit  FlickSided

NASHVILLE, TN- It took awhile, but finally in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft, Arizona Football defensive lineman PJ Johnson was drafted!



Where Will The Next Sacramento Homeless Triage Shelters Be Located?  Capital Public Radio News

Each of the eight city council members in Sacramento has been asked to identify possible sites for homeless triage shelters in their districts.



Police searched for suspect near south Sacramento school  KCRA Sacramento

A suspect is in custody and another person is outstanding after leading police in a car chase Tuesday evening. The suspect ran across the Luther Burbank High ...



More than half of Sacramento city students qualify for free lunch. This summer program provides it to them year round  ABC10.com KXTV

The Sacramento City Unified School District's Summer Food *Service* Program is serving breakfast and lunch to anyone 18 or younger at schools & community ...



More bang for your buck: buy fireworks, support a community group  ABC10.com KXTV

The City of Sacramento only grants licenses to sell fireworks to non-profits and religious groups. Meet one community group benefiting from this, big-time!



The case for homeless shelters - Essay - Opinions - March 7, 2019  Sacramento News & Review

By Jay Schenirer. City councilman argues for putting a shelter next to a RT station. Published on March 7, 2019 as Essay in the Opinions section of the ...



How Police, Communities Keep Empty Schools Safe During Summer  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Of course, the summer months make for some empty school campuses and the lack of people often will invite vandalism and theft.



From Galt to Galt | Lifestyle  The Galt Herald

In honor of Teachers Appreciation Week, we are departing from the typical format of this column during May to honor many of the educators who have gone ...



2500 turkeys given away at Sacramento Health Fair  KCRA Sacramento

A Health fair at Luther Burbank High school in Sacramento doubled as a turkey giveaway as families in need get essential services and a Thanksgiving meal.



Can Sacramento City Unified School District Expel Junk Food From Classrooms?  Capital Public Radio News

At Sacramento City Unified School District, teachers are being asked to become gatekeepers between kids and cupcakes. Some say they may have a hard time ...



Rising rents in coastal California outpace teacher pay  EdSource

The West Contra Costa Unified School District, serving some of the poorest neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area, can use every excellent teacher it's ...



Effective ways to help the homeless  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif — The number of homeless people increased by 30 percent from 2015 to 2017 in the Sacramento area. In late January, Sacramento ...



California’s teacher housing crunch: Rising rents in coastal areas outpace pay  San Francisco Chronicle

Teachers at the bottom of the salary scale working in coastal or metro areas of California are being shut out of affordable housing. Many are spending more than ...



Response: The Best Co-Teaching Advice Is to 'Be Resilient'  Education Week

Elizabeth Stein, Jenny Vo, Becky Corr, Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove share their commentaries on effective co-teaching arrangements.



Response: Student Feedback on Teachers Should Be a 'Part of More Classrooms'  Education Week

(This is Part Two in a three-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: Should teachers encourage student evaluations of their ...



Portland State Football Signs Nine During Early Signing Period  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program signed nine student-athletes during the National Letter of Intent early signing period on Wednesday. The Vikings have ...



Sac State hosts young ROTC cadets in competition  Sacramento State University

Hundreds of students historically attend ROTC competitions, such as this one last November at Luther Burbank High School. (Sacramento State Air Force ROTC).



Response: 'Building Relationships With Students Is the Most Important Thing a Teacher Can Do'  Education Week

(This is the second post in a seven-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are the best ways to build relationships with ...



Response: Knowing 'When to Stop Teaching Strategies and Just Let Students Read'  Education Week

Bonnie Houck, Ed.D., Christine Tennyson, Jules Csillag, and Kelly Wickham Hurst share their thoughts on using reading strategies in the classroom.



Former boxing champ Tony Lopez announces run for Sacramento mayor  KCRA Sacramento

Lopez was born in Sacramento and attended Luther Burbank High School.



Viking Football Welcomes 25 New Student-Athletes For 2019  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program has signed 16 student-athletes on National Letter of Intent Day. Combined with the nine who signed during the early ...



Response: 'Promoting Speaking for ELLs Must Be Intentional'  Education Week

Joyce Nutta, Carine Strebel, Jenny Vo, Dr. Catherine Beck, Dr. Heidi Pace, Pamela Broussard share their ideas for teaching speaking to ELLs.



Help wanted: California school districts scramble to hire teachers  Sacramento Bee

A growing teacher shortage has California school districts offering subsidized housing and signing bonuses in an effort to woo potential recruits. The hiring ...



Portland State Vikings football team signs 9 players during early signing period, including a humongous offensive lineman  OregonLive.com

A look at the football stars from Oregon and beyond who signed, or transferred to Portland State to play for the Vikings football team.



Sacramento Is Making Urban Agriculture a Way of Life  Civil Eats

California's capital city has become the nation's farm-to-fork capital, and in the process is making food more accessible, equitable, and just.



Sacramento district can’t find enough teachers, so it turns to Philippines for help  Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento City Unified School District says the supply of local teachers is lacking, so it has to recruit from the Philippines.



Sacramento mayor has a $40.5 million plan to shelter nearly 800 homeless. But where?  Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg recommended a $40.5 million proposal to fund 781 new shelter beds for two years, but not all council members are on ...



12 Sacramento area back-to-school backpack drives  ABC10.com KXTV

Whether residents are interested in helping their community or letting their community help them, there are plenty back-to-school backpack drives to help ...



Tony Lopez announces run for Sacramento mayor  KCRA Sacramento

Former world boxing champion Tony “the Tiger” Lopez announced Thursday that he will run for mayor of Sacramento.



Girls Rugby Brings Police And Community Closer Together  Capital Public Radio News

The Amazons of the Sacramento Police Athletic League have one high school girls rugby championship under their belts and are going for two in a row this ...



Local NFL players to watch during training camp, regular season  ABC10.com KXTV

As football fans all over the world prepare for the NFL season, ABC10 is helping you learn more about the local players around the league.



FBI Academy Schools Local Students  Comstock's Magazine

When an FBI agent asks a roomful of high school juniors, “How many of you watch FBI shows on TV?” nearly every hand goes up. But at the recent Sacramento ...



Kings launch co-ed summer basketball league for local youth  ABC10.com KXTV

The Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Basketball League seeks to interrupt violence by providing an opportunity for young people to engage in intercommunity ...



Response: Don't 'Ignore' Staff Conflict In Schools  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are your suggestions on how to resolve teacher-to- teacher and/or ...



News  Sacramento State University

Preview story: Tony Award-winning actor and dancer Ben Vereen is coming to Sacramento State on Saturday, April 30, for a full day of activities as part of ...



Response: Educators Share Who Influenced Their Teaching - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

Rita Platt, Dr. Cynthia "Mama J" Johnson, Pernille Ripp and Jenny Edwards share reflections on who has most influenced their teaching.



Response: Ways to 'Navigate Conflicts & Restore Relationships' Between Students  Education Week

Signe Whitson, Donna Wilson, Marcus Conyers Janice Case, Kristin Pierce, and Ralf de la Mare share their suggestions about intervening in student conflicts.



Response: Teachers Must Encourage Students to 'Make Meaning Together'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the keys to effective ...



Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Mayor Darrell Steinberg Speak Out Against Culture of Sexual Harassment  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Both Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg spoke out Monday about the pervasive culture of sexual harassment ...



Response: A Teacher's 'Pay Isn't Great, but the Rewards are Worth Everything'  Education Week

Debbie, Silver, Julia G. Thompson, Jenny Edwards, Roberta Israeloff, George McDermott, and Kara Vandas contribute their responses to the question about if ...



Response: Everything You Wanted to Know About Dual Immersion But Were Afraid to Ask  Education Week

Elizabeth B. Beltran, Barbara Gottschalk, Dr. Conor P. Williams, Carol Salva, Margarita Calderón, Ph.D., Shawn Slakk and Leslie Davison explain what "dual ...



Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school  Washington Post

Here's an excerpt from Larry Ferlazzo's new book, “Classroom Q & As: Expert Strategies For Teaching,” recently published by Education Week. It's a compilation ...



Response: 'The Divide Between Policymakers & Educators Can Be Narrowed by Dialogue'  Education Week

(This the second post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do you think are the most important things that ...



Response: 'Embracing Technology' as a Tool for Differentiation  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are ways technology can assist teachers apply ...



Response: Teaching Can Be Tough, But We're 'Lucky'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do you think is the toughest part of teaching and ...



Response: Guidelines for Successful One-to-One Computer Programs  Education Week

Anne Jenks, Heather Staker, Larissa Pahomov, and Stephanie Smith Budhai share their suggestions on how schools can successfully implement one-to-one ...



Prison company seeks to open center for federal felons near Sacramento homes, schools  Sacramento Bee

A controversial nationwide provider of private prison and reentry services wants to open a facility in south Sacramento for federal offenders on supervised ...



Response: "Unlocking the Common Core" With English Language Learners  Education Week

Kevin Jepson, Elizabeth Iwaszewicz, Dr. Heidi Pace, Cathy Beck, Gayle Westerberg and Julie Goldman contribute their thoughts on how English Language ...



Response: We Must Help Students 'Recognize Their Creative Strengths'  Education Week

Laura Taddei, Cathy L. Seeley, Zane Dickey, Laura Fleming, Billy Krakower, Diane Friedlaender, Richard Byrne contribute their thoughts on developing creative ...



San Diego-area students experience 'Hamilton'  Education Dive

They were in the room where it happened. The room in this case was the San Diego Civic Theater, and it, of course, was the phenomenally successful musical ...



Response: Leveraging Field Trips to 'Deepen Learning' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

Ron Berger, Camille A. Farrington, Gail Desler, Abby Schneiderjohn, and Mike Janatovich contribute their thoughts on the best ways to plan and use field trips.



Response: 'There Is Not One Right Answer' for Reading Instruction  Education Week

(This is the third post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What is the biggest mistake ...



Some youth soccer teams in Sacramento face breakup as new age rules take effect  Sacramento Bee

Over the past six years, the Land Park Jaguars dug their cleats into goal boxes and prepared for penalty kicks, relishing the thrills and spills of recreational youth ...



Response: 'It is Long Past Time to Meet the Needs of Students of Color'  Education Week

This is Part One of a special project being guest-hosted by Django Paris (Michigan State University) , PhD & Travis Bristol, PhD (Stanford Center For Opportunity ...



Response: ESSA & English-Language Learners - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

The new "question-of-the-week' is: What is the impact of the Every Student Succeeds Act on English Language Learners? The Every Student Succeeds Act is ...



Response: 'Self-Control Doesn't Just Happen, It Needs to Be Taught'  Education Week

Robert Ward, Sue Defreyne, Allen Mendler, Daniel Rechtschaffen, Carla Tantillo Philibert, and Christine Brandt provide today's answers on how to help our ...



Sacramento Olympic Athletes  Sactown Magazine

Our region has produced a bumper crop of Olympic hopefuls this year. Here are another seven local heroes for you to cheer on in Rio this summer:



Response: 'Treating Teachers as Professionals' Is a Step Toward Reducing Attrition  Education Week

(This is the second post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) This week's question is: Why do teachers avoid, or leave, high poverty urban public ...



Response: Mistakes Are 'Learning in Action' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

Warren Schnack, Jenny Edwards, Michael Thornton, Annie Ward, and Cathy L. Seeley sharing classroom strategies on effectively dealing with student mistakes.



Response: 'When I Started Teaching, I Wish I had Known...'  Education Week

Linda Hoyt, Jenny Edwards, Mary Tedrow, and Vance L. Austin offer their suggestions about what they know now that they wish they had known then...



Response: Race To The Top Has Been A 'Fiasco'  Education Week News

Today, Barnett Berry, Ariel Sacks, John Thompson, Alice Mercer and David B. Cohen weigh in with their thoughts on the Race To The Top program.



Response: Home Language Support 'Helps Learners Navigate Both Worlds'  Education Week

Anna Bartosik, Nathan Hall, Chloe Smith, Beth Konomoto wrap this three-part series up with their suggestions about the role of an ELL student's home language ...



Responses: Our Teaching Mistakes & What We Learn From Them  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). This week's question is: What has been your biggest teaching mistake and what did you learn from it? Many of us try to ...



Response: Ways to Use Learning 'Taxonomies' in the Classroom  Education Week

Meghan Everette, Dr. Rebecca Stobaugh, Dr. Sandra Love, Michael Fisher, Susan M. Brookhart, Howard Pitler, and Tony Frontier contribute their advice on ...



Response: Metacognition Is a 'Catalyst for Action' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

(This is the second post in a four-part series on the topic of metacognition in the classroom. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is:.



Hung like a corpse - Music Feature - Music - March 25, 2010  Sacramento News & Review

By Josh Fernandez. Sacramento's notorious Brotha Lynch Hung comes out of hiding. Published on March 25, 2010 as Music Feature in the Music section of the ...



Response: Common Core Moves Social Studies From 'Memorization' to a 'Meaningful Place'  Education Week

Sarah Cooper, Michael Fisher, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Jody Passanisi and Eugenia Mora-Flores share their thoughts on the impact of the Common Core ...



In 10 years, 114 Sacramento teenagers died violently. Here are all of them  Sacramento Bee

Search this list of the 114 teens who died violently in the Sacramento region since 2007.



Response: Different Ways Of 'Learning By Doing' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week Blogs

Educators Suzie Boss, Jeffrey Wilhelm, Steven Anderson and Stephen Lazar discuss the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry ...



Response: 'Slow & Steady Wins the Race' for Making Changes in Teaching  Education Week Blogs

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) Theresa asked: What is the best way to scaffold lessons for teachers adapting to ...



Two men convicted of murder in 2014 marijuana robbery  Sacramento Bee

Shaquille Huston and Dayvon Stroupe were convicted by a Sacramento Superior Court jury Thursday for the first-degree murder of Vincent Amaya, with a ...



Response: Building Relationships With Families of ELLs - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

This week's question is: What are some of the ways teachers can actively involve & connect with English Language Learners' parents? Parent engagement can ...



UCD is educating next generation of nuclear scientists  Davis Enterprise

High school and college students in the greater Sacramento region have a unique opportunity to learn about nuclear science at the UC Davis McClellan Nuclear ...



Response: Teaching ELLs That 'Science Is a Verb'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) This week's question is: What are the best ways to teach the Next Generation Science ...



Fentanyl overdose cases rise to 29, including death of El Dorado Hills teen  Sacramento Bee

The potent painkiller fentanyl widened its reach Thursday, as a new overdose case appeared and law enforcement officials confirmed the fentanyl-related death ...



Wrestle maniacs: Sacramento's underground grapplers spill real blood for scripted glory - Feature Story - Local Stories - July 20, 2017  Sacramento News & Review

By Bansky Gonzalez. Janky local scene attracts everyday wage slaves who come alive in theater of pain. Published on July 20, 2017 as Feature Story in the ...



Schooling the Mamolas - News - Local Stories - March 5, 2009  Sacramento News & Review

By Cosmo Garvin. A pair of Sacramento teachers get booted from an elite public high school. Published on March 5, 2009 as News in the Local Stories section ...



Notebook: Confusion about youth soccer league splitting | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

There are many youth sports organizations based in Elk Grove, all with the sole purpose of teaching fundamentals and basics to aspiring athletes.



SoftIntegration Releases C/C++ Interpreter Ch 7.5.1 for Learning Coding, Math, and Robotics  PR Newswire

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftIntegration, Inc. today announced the availability of Ch 7.5.1 and Embedded Ch 7.5.1. Ch is the most complete ...



The Answer Sheet - The best kind of teacher evaluation  Washington Post

Teacher Larry Ferlazzo describes how he is evaluated at the Sacramento high school where he teaches. It is in stark contrast to the way The Los Angeles Times ...



A year of growth for Bill Easton and his Amador County winery  Sacramento Bee

For Amador County grape grower and winemaker William “Bill” Easton, the year was going great until the fall harvest. Then he broke his right arm and sustained ...



Sacramento soldier comes home injured but proud: ‘I just did my job.’  Sacramento Bee

Standing next to his security team leader at a Kabul military site, Will Hoover scanned the busy scene by the water tanks for anything out of the ordinary.



Guest Post | Helping Students Motivate Themselves  New York Times

Daniel Pink on “the surprising science of motivation,” a TED talk that is one of many resources Larry Ferlazzo, a teacher and author, uses in this post. Today, in ...



California politics news feed  Los Angeles Times

Welcome to Essential Politics, our in-the-moment look at California political and government news. Sign up for our free newsletter for analysis and more, and ...



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